Competences, learning theories and MOOCs: recent developments in lifelong learning

Our societies have come to be known as knowledge societies in which lifelong learning is becoming increasingly important. In this context, competences have become a much discussed topic. Many documents were published by international organisations (UNESCO, World Bank, European Commission) which enumerated 21st century key competences. The field of learning theories has also experienced advances. Findings from neuroscience have promoted a new understanding of what really happens in the brain when we learn. At the same time, the fact that learning increasingly takes place in virtual communities ... Show more

Authors: Steffens, Karl

Published: Oxford, England, John Wiley and Sons, 2015

Resource type: Article

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